*Chairmen at China Unicom, China Telecom swap posts. BEIJING, Aug 24- China's state-owned telecoms firms announced management changes on Monday which saw a vice minister appointed to helm China Mobile Ltd, and the chairmen swapping roles at China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd and China Telecom Corp Ltd.. Chang Xiaobing will move from domestic No. 2 China Unicom to China...» Read More
FRANKFURT, March 30- Britain's Interoute, a high-capacity data network and corporate cloud services provider, is taking on new private equity investors to fund acquisitions across Europe and the United States, the company said on Monday. Aleph Capital Partners, a UK investment firm headed by former Goldman Sachs European private equity investment chief...
TORONTO, March 25- A senior executive at BCE Inc's Bell Media unit apologized on Wednesday for interfering in editorial coverage after Canada biggest communications company was harshly rebuked by the country's broadcast regulator. The apology came after the Globe and Mail newspaper, citing unnamed sources, reported Bell Media's President Kevin Crull told...
Broadband industry trade group USTelecom filed a lawsuit against the FCC in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which has in the past twice rejected the FCC's net neutrality regulations. Texas- based Internet provider Alamo Broadband Inc challenged the FCC's new rules in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans, making a...
BEIJING, March 20- A glitch in the broadband infrastructure of China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd caused a brief but widespread Internet outage in mainland China on Friday, the company said. China Unicom, in a statement on its Weibo microblogging account, said Internet access was disrupted from 1:25 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. local time. In February, China Unicom said it had 69...
U.S. Federal Communications Commission filings and interviews with several people familiar with the Justice Department show the $48.5 billion AT&T-DirecTV deal is getting far less attention than Comcast Corp's agreement to buy Time Warner Cable Inc for $45 billion. But it is the Comcast deal that has triggered FCC and Justice Department inquiries...
BARCELONA, March 6- Telecom network gear makers are on a collision course with Silicon Valley computing giants as software and cloud computing have begun to change the way operators from AT&T to China Mobile run their networks. As networks move to relatively standard hardware, formerly entrenched equipment groups must increasingly compete for contracts...
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tells CNBC he decided to support net neutrality independently, and not because Obama backed the regulations.
The new net neutrality regulations may persuade the Justice Department to OK the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, analyst Daniel Ernst tells CNBC.
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TWC will pay $1.1 million to resolve a FCC probe that found the cable and Internet provider did not properly report multiple network outage.
Emeka Obiodu, telecoms strategist at Ovum, says the European industry cannot survive without consolidation.
The European Parliament voted to end mobile phone roaming fees by 2016 and barred telecoms operators from prioritizing some Internet traffic over others.
Britain's Vodafone Group has raised its preliminary offer to buy Kabel Deutschland, Germany's largest cable operator, a source close to the situation has told CNBC.
Is it time for investors in the Consumer Discretionary sector to exercise some discretion of their own?
Reforms that aim to level the playing field of Mexico's telecom industry will not necessarily end the dominance of the two big players.
Huawei has given up its quest to conquer the market for telecom network equipment in the US, where the Chinese company's sales have been repeatedly blocked. The FT reports.
British TV decoder maker Pace said on Monday that it had made an early-stage proposal to Internet group Google to acquire its set-top TV box maker Motorola Home.
A month ago, as a United States Congressional committee prepared to warn American telecommunications networks against doing business with two Chinese suppliers, the founder of one of those companies, Huawei, posed for photos with Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain in front of the fireplace at 10 Downing Street in London. The New York Times reports.
The wireless carrier ended its hosting agreement with start-up LightSquared, because regulators say it interferes with GPS navigation devices.
RIM’s market drop has been so dramatic, analyst Mark McKechnie of ThinkEquity says it’s likely too late for a comeback.